Festive feasts and group dining ideas

Find Melbourne's best group dining, Christmas Day lunches and summer rooftop bars.

Your guide to Christmas Day dining in Melbourne

From fancy fine dining to casual eats, these spots are open on 25 December.

The best restaurants to book for New Year's Eve

Book a restaurant, find fireworks near you and plan the best New Year's Eve in Melbourne.

Best pre-theatre dining deals

The ultimate pre-theatre dining deals. Pub grub to Mexican feasts, here's the best for all budgets. 

The ultimate guide to outdoor dining in Melbourne

Here's your guide to outdoor dining, pizzas, antipasto, knock-off drinks, or golden hour cocktail.

The best accessible restaurants in Melbourne

Wheelchair-friendly restaurants with easy entry, open spaces, and accessible toilets.

The ultimate guide to bottomless dining in Melbourne

Eat and drink your heart out with unlimited brunches, lunches and cocktails.

The best waterfront restaurants in Melbourne

Take in sparkling views at these beautiful city spots.

Melbourne's best new restaurants you might have missed

These brand new hidden gems are the best way to rediscover Melbourne this festive season.

The best restaurants for group dining in Melbourne

Catch up with friends during the festive season at these group-friendly local venues.

Melbourne's most iconic restaurants

Book in an unforgettable night out at some of Melbourne's best restaurants this Christmas.

Fable Melbourne

A Mediterranean restaurant with Melbourne city's highest rooftop location.

The Rooftop at QT

Stylish rooftop bar above the designer QT hotel offering spectacular views of the city.

Life's Too Short Bar

A romantic back-vintage wine and cocktail bar with chef-prepared all-day dining.

Loop Roof

Panoramic views and inventive cocktails in an all-season rooftop garden setting.

Christmas events

From pretty projections to pop-up street parties, celebrate with a season of festive events.

Christmas gift finder

Find the perfect pressie for your special people with gift ideas for all budgets and interests.

Christmas guides

Discover the best shopping spots, Christmas catch-up ideas and tips for the festive season.

The best new cafes and bakeries in Melbourne

The best new spots for brunch, iced coffee, Japanese treats and more.

One Plus Piece Melbourne Central

Melbourne’s First anime-themed Asian fusion burger joint.

Le Bajo Milkbar

A friendly community milk bar with house-baked bread self-roasted coffee.

Morpha Cafe

A modern Asian fusion cafe in a hidden laneway off Elizabeth Street.

The best pandan desserts in Melbourne

Where to find the best pandan chiffon cake, pandan leaves, pandan croissants and more.

Where to order Melbourne’s best bingsu and Korean shaved ice

Where to order biscoff bingsu, vegan shaved ice and more Korean desserts.

Melbourne's best matcha cafes and matcha desserts

Find Japanese matcha powder, matcha whisks, vegan lattes and decadent matcha cakes.

The ultimate durian dessert guide to Melbourne

Where to find durian cake, durian bubble tea, frozen durian and more.

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Bars and pubs

Discover the city's famed laneway bars, basement bars, rooftop bars, pubs and hotels.


Melbourne is packed with restaurant options from fine dining to wine bars and casual eateries.


Find the perfect brunch or coffee spot in one of the city's plentiful cafes.

Food events

Find the best food events in Melbourne, from food festivals to wine tastings and cooking classes.